Pocket Manual of Rules of Order for Deliberative Assemblies ...

S. C. Griggs, 1885 - 192 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 12 - And whether these forms be in all cases the most rational or not, is really not of so great importance. It is much more material that there should be a rule to go by, than what that rule is; that there may be a uniformity of proceeding in business not subject to the caprice of the Speaker or captiousness of the members. It is very material that order, decency, and regularity be preserved in a dignified public body, 2 Hats.
Σελίδα 32 - After six days from the commencement of a second or subsequent session of any Congress, all bills, resolutions,* and reports which originated in the House, and at the close of the next preceding session remained undetermined, shall be resumed and acted on in the same manner as if an adjournment had not taken place.
Σελίδα 91 - Questions shall be distinctly put in this form, to wit : " As many as are of opinion that (as the question may be) say Aye ;" and after the affirmative voice is expressed, "As many as are of the contrary opinion, say No.
Σελίδα 17 - The rules of parliamentary practice, comprised in Jefferson's Manual, shall govern the House in all cases to which they are applicable, and in which they are not inconsistent with the standing rules and orders of the House, and joint rules of the Senate and House of Representatives.
Σελίδα 27 - After a motion is stated by the Speaker, or read by the Clerk, it shall be deemed to be in the possession of the House, but may be withdrawn at any time before a decision or amendment.
Σελίδα 39 - Therefore, it is debatable except when it relates to indecorum, or transgression of the rules of speaking, or to the priority of business, or when it is made during a division of the assembly, or while an undebatable question is pending.
Σελίδα 42 - When any motion or proposition is made, the question, "Will the House now consider it?" shall not be put, unless it is demanded by some member, or is deemed necessary by the Speaker.
Σελίδα 150 - Introduction of Business. 54. Any member wishing to bring business before the assembly, should, without it is very simple, write down in the form of a motion, what he would like to have the assembly adopt, thus: Resolved, That the thanks of this convention be tendered to the citizens of this community for their hearty welcome and generous hospitality. When there is no other business before the assembly, he rises and addresses the chairman by his title, thus: "Mr. Chairman...
Σελίδα 131 - I move that a committee of five be appointed by the chair to draft resolutions expressing the sense of this meeting, on ... [the subject for which the meeting was called].
Σελίδα 184 - It shall be the duty of the Sergeant-at-arms to attend the House during its sittings; to aid in the enforcement of order, under tlie direction of the Speaker; to execute the commands of the House, from time to time, together with all such process, issued by authority thereof, as shall be directed to him by the Speaker.

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